"An expanded version of the Winter 1968 special issue of the Harvard educational review."
Includes bibliographical references
The concept of equality of educational opportunity / James S. Coleman -- Sources of resistance to the Coleman Report / Daniel P. Moynihan -- School factors and equal educational opportunity / Henry S. Dyer -- Academic motivation and equal educational opportunity / Irwin Katz -- Race and equal educational opportunity / Thomas F. Pettigrew -- Social class and equal educational opportunity / Alan B. Wilson -- Policy for the public schools : compensation and integration / David K. Cohen -- Towards equality of educational opportunity? / Samuel Bowles -- Equal opportunity for maximum development / Gerald Lesser and Susan S. Stodolsky -- The poor, the schools, and equal protection / David L. Kirp -- Alternative public school systems / Kenneth B. Clark -- Race and education : a search for legitimacy / Charles V. Hamilton -- The case for all-Black schools / Noel A. Day -- Kelyn and Carolyn / Bill Ayers -- Compensation and integration : the Berkeley experience / Neil V. Sullivan -- Some modest proposals / Herbert Kohl -- Intervention alternatives for urban education / Mario D. Fantini -- A brief summary of the Coleman Report